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National Period Day

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National Period Day

October 19th marks first-ever #NationalPeriodDay and @nadyaokamoto is the founder behind @periodmovement, an organization hosting rallies in all 50 states, demanding menstrual equity and #tampontax. Why? Because no one should have to miss school or work because they can't afford menstrual products - this is period poverty and it must end. Menstrual care is not a luxury, it is a necessity and we stand behind Nadya, PERIOD and everyone else fighting in this movement.What can you do?Join @periodmovement at one of their rallies.Wear red in solidarity.Speak out on social media using #endthetampontax and tagging @periodmovement. Check out Nadya's Hue to Know...

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Sugaring

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Sugaring

You may or may not have heard about SUGARING, a newish hair removal technique on the block (which is ironically a very old practice). According to the “Encyclopedia of Hair,” Sugaring “originated in ancient times in the Middle East. It involves cooking up a sticky gel-like paste made from sugar, lemon juice, and water, and using it similarly to how wax is used for hair removal -- only this paste is organic, biodegradable, and hypoallergenic. The sweet substance removes the hair from the root without sticking to, or pulling at live skin cells, so it tends to be gentler than...

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Look What We FOUND

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Hey Tint Fam, Look what we FOUND. We are extremely excited to share with you, Live Tinted’s newest multistick shade, FOUND. It was inspired by your love of the Huestick formula and our love of the shade we discovered, while developing the original Huesticks. Before we get to the story of FOUND, here’s how you can get your hands on it. Where can I order FOUND? The buildable and blendable shade is available to shop here, for a  Yes Tint Fam, this one-of-a-kind shade is a holiday special and only available while supplies last! You don’t want to miss out.  To...

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Scars

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Scars

Scars can be hard to embrace. It’s not surprising as many see them as flaws and try to cover them up. Also challenging, scars can be physical reminders of a traumatic event, that someone may not be ready to have documented on their body. Sometimes scars happen later in life -- altering your look and perhaps even your sense of self. It is up to the individual to decide how and when they want to embrace their scars -- and it is the responsibility of others, to never make people with scars, feel like they have something to hide. The...

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Ashante Evelyn

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Ashante Evelyn

“My family has many different ethnicities. My father is Bajan, with ties to England and Trinidad, while my mother's side is mixed in practically every generation down to me. My grandmother and her sisters came from Nova Scotia in the 60s, and we have many different cultures in our bloodline including French, Italian, Nigerian, Mi'kMaq, Swedish and African-American.  While it's amazing to have so many different ties to different races and ethnicities, coming from an extremely diverse multicultural family can be a double-edged sword.  On one hand, it teaches you to be more accepting of others, but other times, it...

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